Wolf Sentence Examples

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  • It was a wolf howling at the full moon.

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  • He watched the wolf disappear into the tall grass.

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  • Your wolf loves me.

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  • Somewhere in the cold outdoors, a wolf howled.

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  • About two hundred yards away a lone wolf stood poised for flight, watching them cautiously.

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  • You got your wish to see me as a wolf and survived.

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  • Maybe you should take off that wolf costume and show him how it's done.

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  • He expected the wolf to come his way any moment.

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  • Jackson wore a wide grin as Elisabeth said, I don't know what I will do about the Wolf Moon Festival.

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  • I might not see you until the Wolf Moon Festival.

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  • Like a wolf, it howls but does not bark.

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  • Yes, you have a right to see me in wolf form.

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  • The wolf turned to him and yawned.

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  • You are the most beautiful wolf!

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  • They feared that the wolf was upon him; but he wished only to get his gun.

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  • The wolf crouched, gnashed her teeth, and again rose and bounded forward, followed at the distance of a couple of feet by all the borzois, who did not get any closer to her.

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  • Jackson worried Elisabeth would miss her family, but she assured him that Christmas was not nearly as important as The Wolf Moon.

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  • It's the wolf, I'm sure!

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  • I want to see you as a wolf.

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  • The wolf's heartbeat matched the rhythm of Elisabeth's.

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  • It's Elisabeth, everything about her except she's a wolf.

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  • After showering and dressing, Jackson picked up the wolf's head from the bed.

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  • When he donned the wolf's head, she slapped her hands to the sides of her face in mock horror.

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  • Then he'll turn into the big bad wolf.

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  • A small wolf, the loup-renard of de Bougainville, is extinct, the last having been seen about 1875 on the West Falkland.

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  • The wolf enters the N.W.

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  • Yeah, well I'm just a wolf.

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  • I have no control over what I do during the full moon, and after, have no memory of my time as a wolf, so I can't answer that.

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  • Is it painful when you turn into a wolf?

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  • Miriam leaned in with a furrowed brow, whispering, "You've seen her in wolf form?"

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  • I feel a different connection with you as a wolf.

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  • Elisabeth, in wolf form, stood scratching at the door, whimpering.

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  • The wolf licked her muzzle then approached Sarah and sat in front of her staring.

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  • He carried the sleeping wolf upstairs, placed her on the bed, and then pulled a chair up to wait.

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  • Elisabeth let out a fierce growl and morphed into a wolf.

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  • She nudged him with her nose then licked his face, her demeanor shifting to the gentle wolf he knew.

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  • The chestnut covers considerable areas in Prigord, Limousin and Beam; resinotis trees (firs, pines, larches, &c.) form fine forests in the Vosges and The indigenous fauna include the bear, now very rare but still found in the Alps and Pyrenees, the wolf, harbouring chiefly in the Cvennes and Vosges, but in continually decreasing areas; the fox, marten, badger, weasel, otter, the beaver in the extreme south of the Rhne valley, and in the Alps the marmot; the red deer and roe deer are preserved in many of the forests, and the wild boar is found in several districts; the chamois and wild goat survive in the Pyrenees and Alps.

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  • One of these, Prothylacinus, is regarded as the forerunner of the marsupial wolf of Tasmania.

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  • There are some porcupines, red foxes, minks and martens, but the moose, wolf and lynx are practically extinct.

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  • Wolves are more numerous, though only in the mountainous districts; the flocks are protected against them by large white sheep-dogs, who have some wolf blood in them.

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  • How far totemism, or belief in deified animal ancestors, existed in prehistoric Israel, as evidenced by the tribal names Simeon (hyena, wolf), Caleb (dog), IIamor (ass), Rahel (ewe) and Leah (wild cow), as well as by the laws respecting clean and unclean animals, is too intricate and speculative a problem to be discussed here.

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  • The ordinary colour of the wolf is yellowish or fulvous grey, but almost pure white and entirely black wolves are known.

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  • Finally the city of London - not only as the converted champion of religious liberty but as the convinced apologist of the Jews - sent Baron Lionel de Rothschild to knock at the door of the unconverted House of Commons as parliamentary representative of the first city in the world " (Wolf, loc. cit.).

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  • The earlier of these works were illustrated by Mrs Gould, and the figures in them are fairly good; but those in the later, except when (as he occasionally did) he secured the services of Mr Wolf, are not so much to be commended.

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  • The publication of the Zoological Sketches of Joseph Wolf, from animals in the gardens of the Zoological Society of London, was Wolf.

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  • Huber, Muller, and Ferdinand Wolf are among the leading authorities in the history and literature of the Cid.

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  • During the absence from home of his owner the wolf was sent to a menagerie, but pined for his master and would scarcely take any food for a considerable time.

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  • At the end of eighteen months his master returned, and, the moment his voice was heard, the wolf recognized him and lavished on him the most affectionate caresses.

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  • A still longer separation followed, but the wolf again remembered his old associate and showed great affection upon his return.

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  • Such an association proves that there is very little difference between the dog and the wolf in recognition of man as an object of affection and veneration.

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  • C. Brooke succeeded in training his wolf so well that it was no uncommon sight to see the latter following his master like a dog.

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  • The wolf did not like strangers, however, and was very shy in their presence.

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  • The domestic dogs of some North American Indian tribes closely resemble the coyote; the black wolfdog of Florida resembles the black wolf of the same region; the sheepdogs of Europe and Asia resemble the wolves of those countries, whilst the pariah dog of India is closely similar to the Indian wolf.

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  • The sheepdogs and collies are still further removed from the wolf type, and have the tip of the ear pendent.

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  • In 1785 White and Mrs Buchan published a Divine Dictionary, but the sect broke up on the death of its founder in spite of White's attempts 1 In August 1908, during some excavations at Dunkeld, remains were found which are supposed to be those of Alexander Stewart, the "wolf of Badenoch."

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  • The reindeer, arctic fox (Canis lagopus), hare, wolf, lemming (Myodes obensis), collar lemming (Cuniculus torquatus) and two species of voles (Arvicolae) are the most common on land.

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  • When suddenly confronted in a situation where immediate escape is impossible, the fox, like the wolf, will not hesitate to resort to the death-feigning instinct.

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  • In the porch of the church is the most interesting of the extant old tombs, namely, the recumbent effigy of Alexander Stewart, the Wolf of Badenoch (1 3431405; the inscription refers his death to 1394, but this is said to be an error).

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  • Wolf likewise gives selections from Silva's various compositions.

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  • Other animals fairly numerous are the spotted hyena, long-eared fox, jackal, aard wolf, red lynx, wild cat, wild dog and wart hog.

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  • See Lucien Wolf, "The First English Jew," Trans.

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  • Down to this time he had never made any pretensions to literary skill or talent, but on being approached by the Century Magazine with a request for some articles he undertook the work in order to keep the wolf from the door.

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  • Bears are no longer numerous; the panther and the ounce are met with; the wild hog, hyaena, wolf and fox are by no means rare; jackals and gazelles are very common.

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  • There is a chili I love called Wolf Brand chili.

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  • Werner asked me to lead it when Fred Alan Wolf introduced me to him at the Ritz Hotel in Paris in 1974, when we were writing Space-Time and Beyond with Bob Toben.

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  • That's why the other ranchers want to kill off the wolf?

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  • He finally broke the silence, "So, are you some kind of wolf royalty?"

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  • Hmm… will you want to kill me when you're a wolf?

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  • He tried to visualize her morphing into a wolf, writhing in pain as she transformed, foaming at the mouth, snarling.

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  • I thought I would go as the big bad wolf, if you'll be my little red riding hood?

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  • Every year, the full moon in January is the Wolf Moon and there is a three day festival that all werewolves attend… kind of our high holiday.

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  • This was not a mangy or vicious creature standing before him, but a breathtakingly beautiful, gigantic wolf.

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  • He wanted to say, you're scaring me now more than as a wolf, but thought better of it.

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  • You know, you were much more agreeable as a wolf.

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  • How did the wolf thing go?

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  • In North America there is a second distinct smaller species, called the coyote or prairie-wolf (Canis latrans), and perhaps the Japanese wolf (C. hodophylax) may be distinct, although, except for its smaller size and shorter legs, it is scarcely distinguishable from the common species.

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  • It was burned down by the Wolf of Badenoch in 1390.

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  • The Eskimo dog has been regarded as nothing more than a reclaimed wolf, and the Eskimo are stated to maintain the size and strength of their dogs by crossing them with wolves.

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  • The philological analysis of Wolf and his successors had raised doubts as to the very existence of Homer, and at one time the main current of scholarly opinion had set strongly in the direction of the belief that the Iliad and the Odyssey were in reality but latter-day collections of divers recitals that had been handed down by word of mouth from one generation to another of bards through ages of illiteracy.

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  • Coyotes or prairie wolves (of which there is a local sub-species, Canis nebracensis texensis), grey wolves, prairie dogs (gophers), and jack rabbits are common on the plains; less common are the grey wolf or lobo (Canis griseus) and the timber wolf; and there are several species of foxes, including the swift.

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  • At Hamburg he got some money and letters of recommendation from the Hebraist Wolf, and took ship to Amsterdam.

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  • The porcupine is common, but the Canada pine marten or American sable, fisher, and red fox are rare, and the black bear and grey wolf are found only in small numbers.

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  • Of animals still found may be mentioned baboons and monkeys, the leopard, red lynx (Felis caracal), spotted hyena, aard wolf, wild cat, long-eared fox, jackals of various kinds, the dassie or rock rabbit, the scaly anteater, the ant bear (aardvaark), the mongoose and the spring haas, a rodent of the jerboa family.

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  • Staffordshire, the diorites of Warwickshire, the phonolite of the Wolf Rock (to which he first directed attention), the pitchstones of Arran and the altered igneous rocks near the Land's End were investigated and described by him during the years1869-1879in the Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society and in the Geological Magazine.

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  • There, too, the grey (or timber) wolf and the coyote are found.

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  • The last wolf was destroyed there in the 18th century.

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  • Protestant England took alarm at the proceedings of a queen who associated herself so closely with the doings of "the grim wolf with privy paw."

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  • Wolf (1759-1824), whose Prolegomena to Homer appeared in 1795.

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  • Three distinct varieties, the white, the red and the black wolf, are found in the Tibetan Himalayas.

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  • The striped hyaena (Hyaena striata) is common, being found wherever the wolf is absent.

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  • Like the wolf, it is very destructive both to the flocks and to children.

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  • Wolf first rejected them.

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  • All these birds are beautifully figured in Elliot's Monograph of the Phasianidae, from drawings by Wolf.

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  • Lewis's prairie dog, the cottontail rabbit, the coyote, the grey wolf and the kit fox are all animals of the plains.

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  • The wild animals include bear, boar, chamois, fallow red and roe deer, gazelle, hyena, ibex, jackal, leopard, lynx, moufflon, panther, wild sheep and wolf.

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  • The question whether writing was known in the time of Homer was raised in antiquity, and has been debated with especial eagerness ever since the appearance of Wolf's Prolegomena.

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  • This latter kind of evidence is much more considerable now than it was in Wolf's time.

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  • The appeal of Wolf to the " voice of all antiquity " is by no means borne out by the different statements on the subject.

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  • Hence the account of Diogenes is quite irreconcilable with the notices on which Wolf relied.

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  • With regard to the statements which attribute some work in connexion with Homer to Peisistratus, it was noticed by Wolf that Cicero, Pausanias and the others who mention the matter do so nearly in the same words, and, therefore, appear to have drawn from a common source.

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  • The effect of Wolf's Prolegomena was so overwhelming that, although a few protests were made at the time, the true Homeric controversy did not begin till after Wolf's death (1824).

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  • In the earlier part of his Meletemata (1830) he took up the question of written or unwritten literature, on which Wolf's whole argument turned, and showed that the art of writing must be anterior to Peisistratus.

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  • Wolf had argued that if the cyclic writers had known the Iliad and Odyssey which we possess, they would have imitated the unity of structure which distinguishes these two poems. The result of Welcker's labours was to show that the Homeric poems had influenced both the form and the substance of epic poetry.

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  • Muller, for instance, maintained the view of Wolf on this point, while he strenuously combated the inference which Wolf drew from it.

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  • The Prolegomena bore on the title-page the words " Volumen I."; but no second volume ever appeared, nor was any attempt made by Wolf himself to carry his theory further.

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  • The art with which these threads are woven together was recognized by Wolf himself, who admitted the difficulty of applying his theory to the " admirabilis summa et compages " of the poem.

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  • Although Wolf at once perceived the value of the Venetian Scholia on the Iliad, the first scholar who thoroughly explored them was C. Lehrs (De Aristarchi studiis Homericis, Konigsberg, 1833; 2nd ed., Leipzig, 1865).

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  • The literature of the " Homeric Question " begins practically with Wolf's Prolegomena (Halle, 1795).

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  • The dingo is a stoutly-built, rather short-legged, sandy-coloured dog, intermediate in size between a jackal and a wolf, and measuring about 51 in.

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  • Bison no longer roam the plains, and the elk has been driven out; but among the larger mammals still to be found in certain districts are the deer, prong-horn (in small numbers), puma, coyote, timber wolf, lynx (Lynx rufus and Lynx Canadensis) and the black and grizzly bear.

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  • Thus Hugh the Wolf was placed in Chester (Caer), Roger de Montgomery at Shrewsbury and William FitzOsbern at Hereford.

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  • Just as the emperor is kami, and provincial officers of rank, so also mountains, rivers, the sea, thunder, winds, and even animals like the tiger, wolf or fox, are all kami.7 The spirits of the dead also become kami, of varying character and position; some reside in the temples built in their honour; some hover near their tombs; but they are constantly active, mingling in the vast multitude of agencies which makes every event in the universe, in the language of Motowori (1730-1801), the act of the Kami.

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  • His Platon's Leben and Schriften (1816) was the first of those critical inquiries into the life and works of Plato which originated in the Introductions of Schleiermacher and the historical scepticism of Niebuhr and Wolf.

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  • Here also he dipped into divers stores of learning, notably classics under Wolf.

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  • This gave rise to the story that a man was turned into a wolf at each annual sacrifice to Zeus Lycaeus, but recovered his human form if he abstained from human flesh for ten years.

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  • According to Weizsacker, he was an old Pelasgian or pre-Hellenic god, to whom human sacrifice was offered, bearing a non-Hellenic name similar to XLKo, whence the story originated of his metamorphosis into a wolf.

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  • Robertson Smith considers the sacrifices offered to the wolf-Zeus in Arcadia to have been originally cannibal feasts of a wolf-tribe, who recognized the wolf as their totem.

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  • Meyer, the belief that Zeus Lycaeus accepted human sacrifice in the form of a wolf was the origin of the myth that Lycaon, the founder of his cult, became a wolf, i.e.

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  • Another explanation is that the place of the sacred wolf once worshipped in Arcadia was taken in cult by Zeus Lycaeus, and in popular tradition by Lycaon, the ancestor of the Arcadians, who was supposed to have been punished for his insulting treatment of Zeus.

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  • Wolf's translation of the Short Treatise appeared in 1910; previous translations were unscholarly in execution.

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  • Among large animals, the common bear and the wolf have been greatly reduced in numbers even within later historic times.

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  • Among the wild animals are the lion, tiger, leopard, lynx, brown bear, hyena, hog, badger, porcupine, pole-cat, weasel, marten, wolf, jackal, fox, hare, wild ass, wild sheep, wild cat, mountaingoat, gazelle and deer.

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  • The fauna of the Tibetan Himalaya is essentially European or rather that of the northern half of the old continent, which region has by zoologists been termed Palaearctic. Among the characteristic animals may be named the yak, from which is reared a cross breed with the ordinary horned cattle of India, many wild sheep, and two antelopes, as well as the musk-deer; several hares and some burrowing animals, including pikas (Lagomys) and two or three species of marmot; certain arctic forms of carnivora - fox, wolf, lynx, ounce, marten and ermine; also wild asses.

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  • Wolf that at ordinary temperatures the latent heat of extension of the surface of water is dynamically equivalent to about half the mechanical work done in producing the surface-extension.

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  • In Senegal this species is replaced by C. anthus, while in Egypt occurs the much larger C. lupaster, commonly known as the Egyptian wolf.

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  • Nearly allied to the last is the so-called Indian wolf (C. pallipes).

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  • The latter offers a cannibal-meal to the disguised God, who turns him into a wolf for his sins; and the later Arcadian ritual in honour of this God betrays a hint of lycanthropy; some one who partook of the sacrifice or who swam across a certain lake was supposed to be transformed into a wolf for a certain time.4 Robertson Smith 5 was the first to propose that we have here the traces of an ancient totemistic sacrifice of a wolf-clan, who offered the " theanthropic " animal " the man-wolf " to the wolf-God.

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  • The grey wolf is common; it is the basal stock of the Alaskan sledge-dog.

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  • The species resembles a wolf in size, and is greyish-brown in colour, marked with indistinct longitudinal stripes of a darker hue, while the legs are transversely striped.

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  • The black bear, wolf, catamount, wolverine, wild cat, fox, beaver, racoon, marten, sable, woodchuck, skunk, otter, mink, rabbit and squirrel are also found.

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  • The forests are the home of several kinds of monkeys, including the chimpanzee in the Aruwimi region; the lion, leopard, wild hog, wolf, hyena, jackal, the python and other snakes, and particularly of the elephant.

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  • Leopards, both spotted and black, are numerous and often of great size; hyaenas are found everywhere and are hardy and fierce; the lynx, wolf, wild dog and jackal are also common.

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  • The first change was introduced by Matthew Bassaraba, prince of Walachia (1633-54), and by Basil the Wolf, prince of Moldavia (1634-53).

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  • Matthias repulsed his powerful rival, Basil the Wolf, the voivode of Moldavia and his Tatar and Cossack allies.

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  • But Prince Basil the Wolf (Vasilie Lupul), an Albanian, who succeeded in 1634, showed great ability, and for twenty years maintained his position on the Moldavian throne.

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  • In 1632 Evstratie the Logofet (logothete) also translated a Pravild from the Greek, which remains in MS. In 1646 appeared the Pravilei aleasa, or " Selected Code," compiled, no doubt, by Evstratie and published with the authority .of the then reigning Prince Vasile Lupul (Basil the Wolf), hence known as the Code of Vasile.

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  • These woodlands are haunted by the tiger, panther, bear, wolf and wild boar in considerable numbers.

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  • Thus beasts of forest (the "five wild beasts of venery") were the hart, the hind, the hare, the boar and the wolf.

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  • Wolf, apparently uncertain, carries the " Maranon or Amazon " to the Peruvian frontier of Brazil at Tabatinga.

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  • There is but little known of a trustworthy character regarding this river, but Wolf says that it is probably navigable up to the junction of the Paute with the Zamora.

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  • The Wolf river is its most important tributary, joining it from the N., in its upper course.

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  • The last bear was killed in the Harz in 1705, and the last lynx in 1817, and since that time the wolf too has become extinct; but deer, foxes, wild cats and badgers are still found in the forests.

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  • In the higher mountainous parts animal life is more abundant, the typical forms being the wild yak, the kulan or wild ass, the arkhari or wild sheep, the orongo and other antelopes, the marmot, wolf, hare partridge and bear.

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  • As if upon the impulse of this transaction, Disraeli opened the next session of parliament with a bill to confer upon the queen the title of empress of India - a measure which offended 2 For a detailed, if somewhat controversial, account of this affair, see Lucien Wolf's article in The Times of December 26, 1905, and Mr Greenwood's letters on the subject.

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  • You've let the wolf go!...

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  • He was galloping round by the bushes while the field was coming up on both sides, all trying to head the wolf, but it vanished into the wood before they could do so.

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  • Nicholas Rostov meanwhile remained at his post, waiting for the wolf.

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  • Several times he addressed a prayer to God that the wolf should come his way.

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  • The wolf ran forward and jumped heavily over a gully that lay in her path.

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  • They stood or lay not seeing the wolf or understanding the situation.

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  • Nicholas asked himself as the wolf approached him coming from the copse.

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  • The first to come into view was Milka, with her black markings and powerful quarters, gaining upon the wolf.

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  • Nearer and nearer... now she was ahead of it; but the wolf turned its head to face her, and instead of putting on speed as she usually did Milka suddenly raised her tail and stiffened her forelegs.

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  • The reddish Lyubim rushed forward from behind Milka, sprang impetuously at the wolf, and seized it by its hindquarters, but immediately jumped aside in terror.

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  • But the quickness of the wolf's lope and the borzoi's slower pace made it plain that Karay had miscalculated.

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  • Nicholas could already see not far in front of him the wood where the wolf would certainly escape should she reach it.

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  • But, coming toward him, he saw hounds and a huntsman galloping almost straight at the wolf.

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  • Thanks to the delay caused by this crossing of the wolf's path, the old dog with its felted hair hanging from its thigh was within five paces of it.

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  • But here Nicholas only saw that something happened to Karay--the borzoi was suddenly on the wolf, and they rolled together down into a gully just in front of them.

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  • That instant, when Nicholas saw the wolf struggling in the gully with the dogs, while from under them could be seen her gray hair and outstretched hind leg and her frightened choking head, with her ears laid back (Karay was pinning her by the throat), was the happiest moment of his life.

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  • With his hand on his saddlebow, he was ready to dismount and stab the wolf, when she suddenly thrust her head up from among that mass of dogs, and then her forepaws were on the edge of the gully.

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  • Nicholas and his attendant, with "Uncle" and his huntsman, were all riding round the wolf, crying "ulyulyu!" shouting and preparing to dismount each moment that the wolf crouched back, and starting forward again every time she shook herself and moved toward the wood where she would be safe.

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  • He saw Karay seize the wolf, and checked his horse, supposing the affair to be over.

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  • But when he saw that the horsemen did not dismount and that the wolf shook herself and ran for safety, Daniel set his chestnut galloping, not at the wolf but straight toward the wood, just as Karay had run to cut the animal off.

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  • It was evident to the dogs, the hunters, and to the wolf herself that all was now over.

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  • The terrified wolf pressed back her ears and tried to rise, but the borzois stuck to her.

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  • We'll gag her! and, changing his position, set his foot on the wolf's neck.

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  • The huntsmen assembled with their booty and their stories, and all came to look at the wolf, which, with her broad-browed head hanging down and the bitten stick between her jaws, gazed with great glassy eyes at this crowd of dogs and men surrounding her.

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  • Old Count Rostov also rode up and touched the wolf.

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  • The count remembered the wolf he had let slip and his encounter with Daniel.

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  • In the entry there was a smell of fresh apples, and wolf and fox skins hung about.

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  • With the same feeling with which he had galloped across the path of a wolf, Rostov gave rein to his Donets horse and galloped to intersect the path of the dragoons' disordered lines.

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  • He was armed with a musketoon (which he carried rather as a joke), a pike and an ax, which latter he used as a wolf uses its teeth, with equal ease picking fleas out of its fur or crunching thick bones.

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  • The echo of our imaginations is of the rabid wolf.

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  • In Scotland, as might be supposed from the nature of the country, the wolf maintained its hold for a much longer period.

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  • The more important of the carnivores which haunt the forests, valleys and mountain slopes are the bear (Ursus arctos), wolf, lynx, wild cat and fox (Vulpes melanotus).

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  • Wolf, who in 1783 was appointed professor of education by Zedlitz, the minister of Frederick the Great.

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  • Wolf, Geschichte der Astronomie, p. 517.

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  • The jaguar and puma have found their way into the United States, while the wolf, coyote, bear and beaver have gone far southward on the plateau, and the buffalo was once found in large numbers on its more favoured northern plains.

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  • These were rapidly reduced in number by the white man, the wild pigeons are extinct, and the moose, caribou, bear, wolf, lynx and beaver have become rare, but, under the protection of laws enacted during the latter part of the 19th century, deer and ruffed grouse are again quite plentiful.

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  • The Thlinkits had a god, Khanukh, whose name means "wolf," and worshipped a wolf-headed image.

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  • Ranging from Canada in the north to Guatemala in the south, and chiefly frequenting the open plains on both sides of the chain of the Rocky Mountains, the coyote, under all its various local phases, is a smaller animal than the true wolf, and may apparently be regarded as the New World representative of the jackals, or perhaps, like the Indian wolf (C. pallipes), as a type intermediate between wolves and jackals.

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  • In addition to its inferior size, the coyote is also shorter in the leg than the wolf, and carries a more luxuriant coat of hair.

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  • When a jack-rabbit starts up before them, one of the coyotes bounds away in pursuit while the other squats on his haunches and waits his turn, knowing full well that the hare prefers to run in a circle, and will soon come round again, when the second wolf takes up the chase and the other rests in his turn..

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  • It was detected by Max Wolf at Heidelberg on plates exposed on Sept.

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  • The grizzly bear, cougar, coyote, prairie dog and antelope are still found in several of the Western states, and the grey wolf is common in the West and in northern Minnesota, \Visconsin and Michigan.

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  • The large or timber wolf is found in the wooded districts of all the provinces, and on the plains there is also a smaller wolf called the coyote.

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  • This seems to have involved a human sacrifice, and a feast in which the man who received the portion of a human victim was changed to a wolf, as Lycaon had been after sacrificing a child.

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  • Lucien Wolf has shown that the English translations of the Bible aroused so much interest in the Jews that there was a widespread desire to know more about them.

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  • On the death of the "Wolf of Badenoch" the earldom of Buchan passed to his brother Robert, duke of Albany, also earl of Fife and earl of Menteith, but these earldoms were forfeited on the execution of his son Murdoch in 1425, the earldom of Buchan again, however, coming to the house of Stewart in the person of James, second son of Sir James Stewart, the black knight of Lorn, by Joan or Joanna, widow of King James I.

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  • It became the prison at various periods of Robert II.; of Alexander Stuart, earl of Buchan, "the Wolf of Badenoch"; Archibald, earl of Douglas (1429); Patrick Graham, archbishop of St Andrews (who died, still in bondage, on St Serf's Island in 1478), and of Mary, queen of Scots.

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  • Besides the anthropomorphic " giants, " mentioned above, Northern mythology speaks also of theriomorphic demons, the chief of which were Midgar6sormr, the " worldserpent," and Fenrisulfr, a monster wolf, the enemies of Thor and Odin respectively.

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  • A day was to come when Odin and Thor would fall in conflict with the wolf and the world-serpent, when the abode of the gods would be destroyed by fire and the earth sink into the sea.

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  • He says of it that it is not Scythian, but has Scythian customs. Every member of it, being a wizard, becomes a wolf once a year.

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  • Besides the wolf proper a large number of prairie or dog wolves from America and Asia are used for cheaper rugs.

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  • In size they are less than half that of a large wolf and are of a motley sandy colour.

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  • The wooded hills are well stocked with deer, and a stray wolf occasionally finds its way from the forests of the Ardennes into those of the Hunsriick.

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  • The brown bear continues to haunt the forests of the south, but is becoming rarer; the wolf, the wild boar, and the fox are most common throughout the great plain, as also the hare and several species of Arvicola.

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  • Spencer, has versified the tale of Llewelyn, king of Wales, leaving Gelert and the baby prince at home, returning to find Gelert stained with,the blood of a wolf, and killing the hound because he thought his child was slain.

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  • All are observed frequencies, derived after Wolf's method; maxima and minima are in heavy type.

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  • Wolf and Wolfer have, however, aimed persistently at securing a definite standard, and there are several reasons for believing that the change of unit has been in the auroral rather than the sun-spot frequency.

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  • On the 3rd of November there was a free fight in the House; it arose from a quarrel between Dr Lueger and the Christian Socialists on the one side (for the Christian Socialists had supported the government since the confirmation of Lueger as burgomaster) and the German Nationalists under Herr Wolf, a German from Bohemia, the violence of whose language had already caused Badeni to challenge him to a duel.

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  • The Nationalists therefore stormed the platform, and the president and ministers had to fly into their private rooms to escape personal violence, until the Czechs came to their rescue, and by superiority in numbers and physical strength severely punished Herr Wolf and his friends.

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  • The next day Herr Wolf was treated in the same manner.

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  • In a few ances this may have come about by the emphasizing of a ly primitive trait; as when the wolf Ophois, in consonance I the predatory nature of that animal, developed into a of war.

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  • In the prehistoric " kitchenmiddens " (kj okkenmodding) and elsewhere, however, vestiges are found which prove that the urochs, the wild boar, the beaver, the bear and the wolf all existed subsequently to the arrival of man.

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  • The bear, wolf and beaver, once common, have long ceased to be, the last wolf having been killed, it is said, in 1680 by Sir Ewen Cameron of Lochiel.

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  • Under his nominal rule, the Celts of the north and west, in 1385, became troublesome, while Robert's son, the Wolf of Badenoch, who was justiciary, with his own wild sons, rather fanned than extinguished the flames.

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  • The animals chiefly hunted were the gazelle, ibex, oryx, stag, wild ox, wild sheep, hare and porcupine; also the ostrich for its plumes, and the fox, jackal, wolf, hyaena and leopard for their skins, or as enemies of the farm-yard.

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  • The drainage basin of the Guayas, according to Theodor Wolf, covers an area of 14,000 sq.

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  • Wolfgang or, as he was familiarly called, Wolf von Goethe, was by far the more gifted of the two brothers, and his gloomy destiny by so much the more tragic. A sensitive and highly imaginative boy, he was the favourite of his grandfather, who made him his constant companion.

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  • Wolf Goethe (Weimar, 1889) is a sympathetic appreciation by Otto Mejer, formerly president of the Lutheran consistory in Hanover.

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  • The most important wild animals are the hyena, wolf (now comparatively rare), fox and jackal.

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  • The Indian wolf has a dingy reddish-white fur, some of the hairs being tipped with black.

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  • On this collection see Wolf von Glanvell, Die Kanonessammlung des Kardinals Deusdedit (Paderborn, 1905).

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  • But in the mode of detecting these swarming bodies, a typical change was made on the 22nd of December 1891, Max Wolf.

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  • Wolf, Geschichte der Astronomic, p. 480.

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  • Fauna and Flora.-Of wild animals the most characteristic are the black bear, puma, prairie wolf, timber wolf, fox, deer, antelope, squirrel, rabbit and prairie dog.

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  • Mongan king of Dalriada in the 7th century is stated to have passed after death into various shapes - a wolf, a stag, a salmon, a seal, a swan.

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  • Spencer explains these by the theory that the remembered ancestor of a stock had, as savages often have, an animal name, as Bear, Wolf, Coyote, or what not.

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  • In time his descendants came to forget that the name was a mere name, and were misled into the opinion that they were children of a real coyote, wolf or bear.

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  • He calls his own child Dawn or Cloud, his own name is Sitting Bull or Running Wolf, and he is not tempted to explain his great-grandfather's name of Bright Sun or Lively Raccoon on the hypothesis that the ancestor really was a raccoon or the sun.

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  • The mother of Apollo, according to Aelian, had the misfortune to be changed into a wolf.

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  • His great opponent (for the eternal dualism comes in) is Khanukh, who is a wolf, and the ancestor or totem of the wolf-race of men as Yehl is of the raven.

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  • Among the Papagos, on the eastern side of the Gulf of California, the coyote or prairie wolf is the creative hero and chief supernatural being.

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  • As a humming-bird, Huitzilopochtli led the Aztecs to a new home, as a wolf led the Hirpini, and as a woodpecker led the Sabines.

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  • Pasht, the cat, was the god of Bubastis; Apis, the bull, of Memphis; Hapi, the wolf, of Sioot; Ba, the goat, of Mendes.

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  • Afterwards Osiris returned from the shades, and (in the form of a wolf) urged his son Horus to revenge him on Typhon.

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  • His names, Abeios, AvKnyevs ' s, were connected by antiquity with the wolf, by most modern writers with the light.

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  • A lodge was called a vendita (sale), members saluted each other as buoni cugini (good cousins), God was the "Grand Master of the Universe," Christ the "Honorary Grand Master," also known as "the Lamb," and every Carbonaro was pledged to deliver the Lamb from the Wolf, i.e.

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  • The coyote is still so common even in the east as to be a nuisance to the farmer; in 1907 a bounty law was in force which provided for the payment of a state bounty of $5, on every grey wolf, $1.25 on every coyote and $1 on every lynx (wild cat).

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  • The dingo or dog of the latter is wanting; and the Tasmanian devil and tiger, or wolf, are peculiar to the island.

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  • The two oldest churches date from the reign of Stephen the Great (1458-1504); perhaps the finest, however, are the 17thcentury metropolitan, St Spiridion and Trei Erarchi, the last a curious example of Byzantine art, erected in 1639 or 1640 by Basil the Wolf, and adorned with countless gilded carvings on its outer walls and twin towers.

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  • In 1643 the first printed book published in Moldavia was issued from a press established by Basil the Wolf.

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  • He applied to the Nibelungenlied the method which Friedrich August Wolf had used to resolve the Iliad and Odyssey into their elements.

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  • The wolf, fox, lynx (" wildcat "), otter, mink and beaver have become rare.

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  • Somewhere out on the range a lone wolf called, its eerie howl reminding the intruding humans that they had not yet won.

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  • Are you telling me you turn into a wolf at the full moon, and you can kill vampires?

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  • Hmm… will you want to kill me when you're a wolf?

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  • Maybe the wolf you will be as enamored by me as the human you.

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  • Every year, the full moon in January is the Wolf Moon and there is a three day festival that all werewolves attend… kind of our high holiday.

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  • Wolf Blass recommend buffalo burgers with spicy tomato relish.

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  • Who's afraid Of The Big Bad wolf Who's afraid of the big bad wolf Big bad wolf, big bad wolf?

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  • Can't find any wolf's bane around the house?

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  • The wolf is a ravenous beast, and thirsts for blood.

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  • The Ethiopian wolf (Canis simensis) is the rarest canid in the world.

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  • Size and spacing of puncture wounds match wolf canines.

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  • It is no exaggeration to say that wolf packs are feeding the carnivores and scavengers in Yellowstone.

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  • Martin Wolf is associate editor and chief economics commentator at the Financial Times.

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  • Each farm was matched with a similar farm nearby without wolf depredation.

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  • Some artists evoke images of warm sun drenched beaches; Wolf draws a picture of gray windswept coastlines.

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  • They sound like a herd of wild elk running from the wolf pack at two in the morning.

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  • How does the shape of a mountain remind you of a wolf's fang?

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  • Buffon got four successive generations from the wolf and dog, and the mongrels were perfectly fertile together.

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  • The deadly sin of Pride is most insidious when it wears the garb of humility, like a wolf in sheep's clothing.

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  • Other highlights were the Aldabra Tortoises, the Wolf Snake and the very beautiful endemic geckos.

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  • America's Philo Vance had the strange gentility of Wimsey while Nero Wolf sounded more predatory.

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  • And then they looked behind them and they saw the wolf and the wolf gobbled them up.

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  • St Edmund's head, left, lies between the (now headless) wolf's paws.

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  • The Priests of most have little hierarchy, unless the totem animal is strongly hierarchical such as the wolf.

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  • I pressed myself flat on the sledge until whoosh -- The wolf leaped over me and sank its jaws Into my horse's hindquarters.

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  • In 1878 Cheyennes under Dull Knife and Little Wolf left their reservation in Oklahoma and headed north to their former tribal homeland.

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  • Whereupon the old wolf sat down, pointed nose at the moon, and broke out the long wolf howl.

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  • However, the Malamute is a domesticated dog and is not a wolf hybrid.

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  • But how much of the wolf's reputation for killing livestock is deserved?

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  • Naomi wolf called texas hold 'em the house with on quot law.

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  • Written and directed by Australian Greg McLean, Wolf Creek chronicles the fortunes of three backpackers as they travel in the remote outback.

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  • The child in this story helps the three little pigs get the better of the big bad wolf who is sent packing!

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  • In a rare moment of compassion, Lone Wolf rescues a girl who has killed a pimp in self defense.

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  • Brushes had very pliable hairs, usually made from deer, goat, wolf or hare.

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  • Michelle says she first went to the trust when she began writing her books, about a boy who befriends a wolf pup.

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  • The Last Wolf by Michael Morpurgo Boy and wolf, befriended, escape the murderous English redcoats after the Jacobite Rebellion.

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  • Animals present included red deer, roe deer, horse, boar, bear, wolf, elephant, rhinoceros, lion and hyena!

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  • Click for detail of adopt a Wolf adopt a reindeer - £ 39.00 HI.. .

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  • Developing wolf ranch years because of year-old sergeant serves nothing less than.

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  • The final unveiling of Bad Wolf was unexpected but slightly unclear.

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  • This time I made ' wolf ' read the same upside down... ...only to find that ' moon ' had formed.

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  • To support the fairly obvious assumption, the younger the woman, the more likely she is to receive wolf whistles.

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  • Mr Blair has cried wolf a number of times in the past few years.

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  • Like a howling wolf his shouts break out, through the forest.

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  • Emas National Park in Brazil presents excellent wildlife viewing opportunities and remains a stronghold of the seldom seen maned wolf and giant anteater.

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  • Or Naomi wolf off of this learning capability that.

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  • But the person she loves to tease most of all is a charming little Wolf Cub.

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  • When the male wolf spider stridulates, he sends the vibrations through a leaf to the chosen female.

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  • She wiggled her bottom and got a low wolf whistle, which was enough to be getting on with for now.

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  • It has associations with Alexander Stewart, earl of Buchan and lord of Badenoch (1343-1405), son of Robert II., whose ruffianly conduct in Elginshire earned him the designation of the Wolf of Badenoch, the Comyns, the Douglases (to whom it gave the title of baron in the 15th century), the Stuarts and the Duffs.

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  • Among them are the puma (Felis concolor), a smaller variety of the jaguar (Felis onga), the wolf, the fox, the Patagonian hare (Dolichotis patagonica) and two species of wild cat.

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  • For instance, according to the older view, the dental formula in the thylacine or Tasmanian wolf is i., c, i, p. 3, m.

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  • The largest representative of the family is the Tasmanian wolf,' or thylacine, alone representing the genus Thylacinus, in which the dentition numbers i.

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  • The gradual passage of the thick root of the tail into the body is a character common to the Tasmanian wolf and the aard-vark, and may be directly inherited from reptilian ancestors (see Thylacine).

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  • Other terrestrial marsupials are the wombat (Phascolomys), a large, clumsy, burrowing animal, not unlike a pig, which attains a weight of from 60 to 100 lb; the bandicoot (Perameles), a rat-like creature whose depredations annoy the agriculturist; the native cat (Dasyurus), noted robber of the poultry yard; the Tasmanian wolf (Thylacinus), which preys on large game; and the recently discovered Notoryctes, a small animal which burrows like a mole in the desert of the interior.

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  • The weasel, the fox and the hare are exceedingly common, as also are the wolf and the bear in the N., but the glutton (Gulo borealis), the lynx and the elk (C. alces) are rapidly disappearing.

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  • How far totemism, or belief in deified animal ancestors, existed in prehistoric Israel, as evidenced by the tribal names Simeon (hyena, wolf), Caleb (dog), IIamor (ass), Rahel (ewe) and Leah (wild cow), &c., 6 as well as by the laws respecting clean and unclean animals, is too intricate and speculative a problem to be discussed here.

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  • Notwithstanding the proverbial ferocity of the wolf in a wild state, many instances are recorded of animals taken when quite young becoming tame and attached to the person who has brought them up, when they exhibit many of the ways of a dog.

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  • The animal which popular belief identified with the corn demon is sometimes killed in the spring in order to mingle its blood or bones with the seed; at harvest-time it is supposed to sit in the last corn and the animals driven out from it are sometimes killed; at others the reaper who cuts the last ear is said to have killed the "wolf" or the "dog," and sometimes receives the name of "wolf" or "dog" and retains it till the next harvest.

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  • C. Brooke of Welling, Kent, succeeded in making a wolf fairly tractable, the experience of others has been the reverse of encouraging.

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  • Cuvier gives an interesting account of a young wolf which, having been trained to follow his master, showed affection and submission scarcely inferior to the domesticated dog.

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  • The land mammals of Greenland are decidedly more American than European; the musk-ox, the banded lemming (Cuniculus torquatus), the white polar wolf, of which there seems to have been a new invasion recently round the northern part of the country to the east coast, the Eskimo and the dog - probably also the reindeer - have all come from America, while the other land mammals, the polar bear, the polar fox, the Arctic hare, the stoat (Mustela erminea), are perfectly circumpolar forms. The species of seals and whales are, if anything, more American than European, and so to some extent are the fishes.

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  • Again, his inaction during those memorable twelve years (1401-1413) when the Turkish empire, after the collapse at Angora (1402), seemed about to be swallowed up by " the great wolf " Tamerlane, was due entirely to the malice of the Holy See, which, enraged at his endeavours to maintain the independence of the Magyar church against papal aggression (the diet of 1404, on Sigismund's initiative, had declared bulls bestowing Magyar benefices on foreigners, without the royal consent, pernicious and illegal), saddled him with a fresh rebellion and two wars with Venice, resulting ultimately in the total loss of Dalmatia (c. 1430).

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  • The household was always the centre of religious cult, and certain objects in the house - the door, the hearth, the store-cupboard (penus)- seem always to have had a sacred significance, and so became the objects and later the sites of the domestic worship. Of the cult of animals there is just sufficient trace to show that it must formerly have had its place in religious rite; the animals, once the objects of worship, appear in later times as the attributes of divinities, for instance, the sacred wolf and woodpecker of Mars.

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  • It was partially burned in 1270 and almost destroyed in 1390 by Alexander Stewart, the Wolf of Badenoch, natural son of Robert II., who had incurred the censure of the Church.

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  • Sir Alexander Stewart, earl of Buchan, fourth son of Robert II., who earned by his ferocity the title of the "Wolf of Badenoch," inherited by his wife the earldom of Ross, but died without legitimate issue, although from his illegitimate offspring were descended the Stewarts of Belladrum, of Athole, of Garth, of Urrard and of St Fort.

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  • The wolf story again recalls the tales of werewolves so common among Slavonic peoples, and there is much probability in Schafarik's conjecture that the Neuri are nothing but the ancestors of the Sla y s.

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  • German Liberals Progressives Populists Pan-German radicals (Wolf group) Unattached Pan-Germans.

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  • Among plants, the bay, used in expiatory sacrifices and also for making the crown of victory at the Pythian games, and the palm-tree, under which he was born in Delos, were sacred to him; among animals and birds, the wolf, the roe, the swan, the hawk, the raven, the crow, the snake, the mouse, the grasshopper and the griffin, a mixture of the eagle and the lion evidently of Eastern origin.

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  • Reluctantly his father gave him permission to leave Barby for the university of Halle, which had already (1787) abandoned pietism and adopted the rationalist spirit of Wolf and Semler (see RATIONALism).

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  • Ah! there was the wolf!

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  • It was not a wolf.

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  • You were very brave, and it is lucky that the wolf was not there.

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  • Wolf! they cried, as they met another farmer coming over the hill.

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  • It's the same old wolf that has been skulking around here all winter.

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  • The next day twenty men and boys came together for the grand wolf hunt.

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  • But the wolf was too wise to show herself.

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  • He knew that these were the eyes of the wolf.

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  • The wolf gave a low growl and made ready to meet him.

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  • It was no fun to be pulled over the sharp stones in that way; but it was better than to be bitten by the wolf.

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  • Perhaps the wolf was waiting to spring upon him.

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  • Men and boys pulled with all their might; and Putnam and the wolf were drawn out together.

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  • Karay was a shaggy old dog with a hanging jowl, famous for having tackled a big wolf unaided.

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  • The count and Simon galloped out of the wood and saw on their left a wolf which, softly swaying from side to side, was coming at a quiet lope farther to the left to the very place where they were standing.

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  • The angry borzois whined and getting free of the leash rushed past the horses' feet at the wolf.

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  • Animals present included red deer, roe deer, horse, boar, bear, wolf, elephant, rhinoceros, lion and hyena !

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  • I have my scanner calibrated using Monaco EZ Color and Wolf Faust targets which helps with color accuracy.

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  • The wolf licked her hand, rested his head in her lap and was silent for a while.

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  • Activities include horse drawn wagon rides, snowshoeing, ice fishing, snowmobiling, heli-skiing, visits to the Wolf education center.

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  • Ogami Itto is dead - Lone Wolf lives on, continuing his blood spattered journey through the land he calls Hell.

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  • A typical spitz breed they have a wolf or fox like expression.

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  • Michael Wolf, research director at ABI, said that BBV ASPs offer white-label turnkey video platforms to customers.

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  • This time I made ' wolf ' read the same upside down......only to find that ' moon ' had formed.

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  • An alpha wolf will have to be vigilant to prevent a stranger from mating with his or her partner.

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  • Full Wolf Moon, as you may have gathered from the title, is a werewolf story.

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  • How can you celebrate Halloween without the eerie sound of a wolf 's howl (or possibly, a werewolf 's howl)?

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  • However, Manfred Wolf of the GPA white-collar union is looking for a substantial increase.

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  • What is the first step in the Highland wolf reintroduction?

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  • What does research on wolf depredation have to say?

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